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Archive for 2009

LEGALS…JULY 30, 2009

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 09CP000129 IN RE: ESTATE OF LESLIE RAY ANTHONY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Leslie Ray Anthony, deceased, File Number 09CP000129, is pending in the Circuit Court for Walton County, Florida, Probate [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…JULY 30, 2009

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LOST/FOUND MISSING DOG-2-YEAR-OLD miniature white poodle since 7/8/09 in the LIberty, 331 N, Adam, Williams Road area. Boo is a lovable little dog. When he left he was shaggy, wearing a black nylon collar, who is a part of our family and we miss him dearly. Please call 850-834-6155/850-258-9541. 1tp 7/30 —————————————————————- FOUND-Old White poodle [...]

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PHOTOS…JULY 30, 2009

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  THE SOUTH WALTON Fire District’s (SWFD) Fire Chief Rick Talbert was recognized on July 21, 2009 by the Florida Fire Chief Association (FFCA) as Florida Fire Chief of the Year.  This award is the most distinguished honor the Florida fire service can bestow upon one of its chief fire executives. In this photo (L-R) [...]

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  TODAY, AIR TRAVEL and the ever expanding interstate system has antiquated much of the existing rail system in America and some of the rail lines have been closed and removed for scrap. Such is not the case for The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad (GSMR). Located in the western North Carolina town of Bryson City, [...]

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  A DeFUNIAK SPRINGS woman credited the quick actions of Walton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers and deputies with helping save her life. Last month, Jan Glass was standing in the bathroom of her Cat Island Road home when a bone in her right leg suddenly broke. When the bone broke it severed an artery in [...]

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  In a brief meeting of the Walton County School Board (WCSB) July 21, Walton Middle School math teacher Michelle Voelker was surprised with an award for being one of three finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teachers. WMS Principal Tripp Hope, Michelle Voelker, Supt. Carlene Anderson, Marsha Pugh celebrate [...]

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HEADLINES…JULY 30, 2009

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DFS COUNCIL: INTERNET, DRESS CODES, PURCHASING Council members take action on variety of topics. AMASON’S ANGLE Ashley quotes Vonnegut and Neitzsche about being PC. WMS TEACHER SELECTED FOR PRESIDENTIAL AWARD Michelle Voelker one of three math and science finalists. WMS DEPARTMENTALIZATION HAS PARENTS TORN Now grouping students by subject and not grade levels. LOOKING BACK [...]

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CONFIRMED CASE OF H1N1 INFLUENZA IN WALTON COUNTY

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Staff Reports According to Gail Allen, Walton County Health Department Administrator, the first confirmed case of H1N1 influenza in a Walton County resident has been reported. The patient’s family believes the 17-year-old was exposed during travel outside of Florida earlier this month. The patient has been self-isolated at home since returning to Walton County and [...]

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WMS DEPARTMENTALIZATION HAS PARENTS TORN

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By ASHLEY AMASON At an informational meeting held in the Walton Middle School (WMS) cafeteria July 13, Principal Tripp Hope spoke to parents on departmentalization in the upcoming school year. Currently, WMS is divided into the sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade buildings. Departmentalization would designate a math, science, language studies, and social studies building rather than [...]

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